Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Tickets

Minnesota Golden Gophers Football tickets

Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Schedule in 2014

The Minnesota Golden Gophers are ready to hit the field this season and face some of the toughest teams in the sport of college football. The Gophers are stocked with quality players all over the roster this season, and the team is looking to parlay that into some huge victories on the field. The Gophers play in the Big Ten Conference, a league that is home to a bevy of competitive college football programs. The Gophers are coming off a solid 2013 season in which they posted an 8-5 overall record that included a.500 mark in conference play. While.500 may not sound impressive, it truly is when you consider how competitive the Big Ten is on an annual basis. The Gophers have to step up their game a bit in 2014 in they want to contend for the top spot in the standings, something that this team is extremely motivated to accomplish. The team is looking strong coming out of their spring practices, and fans have high hopes for this year's prospects. 5,000 fans were lucky enough to be present for the annual spring game, at which they got a glimpse of the team that will compete in the Big Ten this season. There was just a single touchdown in the game, as the Gophers has a strong defensive showing, and the team would love to be a force on the defensive side of the ball in 2014. The Gophers have a home schedule that features some incredible matchups this season, and Minnesota football fans will pack the house at TCF Bank Stadium to see all the action unfold right before their very eyes.

The Gophers know that they're going to have a tough game on their hands when the Purdue Boilermakers come to town on October 18th. The Boilermakers often have a wealth of talent on their roster, and the Gophers have had some incredible battles with this team in the past. Defense will likely be the key in this game, and Minnesota will look to stifle the Purdue offense right from the get-go. If they can take down a program like Purdue this early in the season, it could be just the game they need to set the tone going forward.

Minnesota's final home game of the 2014 season could be their most challenging, as they're set to host the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Buckeyes are often the best team in the Big Ten Conference, and that could be the case yet again this time around. The Buckeyes are an elite college football program, so they always have the top players in the nation hitting the field in the name of OSU. If the Gophers can parlay a raucous crowd into an early lead, they might have a big upset on their hands. This is sure to be one of the best-attended games of the 2014 campaign, as it will be the last chance for fans to see the Gophers take the field at home until 2015 and the matchup is one of the best of the season.


Minnesota Golden Gophers Football History

The football program at the University of Minnesota is one of the oldest in the country and is ripe with an incredible football tradition. The Golden Gophers have won seven National Championships in a history that dates back to 1896 when the Big Ten Conference was known as the Western Conference. With 18 Conference championships, the Golden Gophers are one of the Big Ten's most successful programs. Golden Gophers players have fared well at the next level as well, with 17 players going in the first round of the NFL Draft and six players being inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame.


Fan Experience

College football is a sport best seen live and in person with thousands of cheering fans wearing their school colors support their team. In the Big Ten, the atmosphere on game day is unlike anywhere else in the country. At TCF Bank Stadium, the newest stadium in college football, fans experience one of the most state of the art stadiums, which is equipped with a $9 million scoreboard. A Golden Gophers game brings together not only the students and alumni, but the whole Minneapolis community at large. TCF Stadium will host the 2014 and 2015 homes games for the Minnesota Vikings as well as the Golden Gophers. Saturdays during football season are a way of life at campuses all over the country, with thousands of fans banding together to support the student athletes that represent their universities. Fans gather long before kickoff to begin a day of rituals, tailgating outside the stadium before packing the house to cheer on their team.


Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Fans

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have some of the best football fans in college football, and these fans love to see their team take to the field for a big conference matchup. The Big Ten Conference is consistently one of the most feared conferences in the country, with multiple teams in the Top 25 year in and year out. This year is no different, with four teams currently ranked and even more headed to bowl games. With the addition of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, the Big Ten became even more powerful, eventually splitting into two division, the Legends and Leaders Divisions, dividing schools by their geographic areas and time zones. In 2014, Rutgers University and the University of Maryland will also join the Big Ten, making it even more formidable. The Big Ten is made up schools with large student bodies with a focus on academics, mixing top athletes on the field with superior students in the classroom.


Minnesota Golden Gophers Football Trivia

Who was the only Minnesota Golden Gopher to win the coveted Heisman Trophy?

The answer is Bruce Smith, who won the award in 1941. This is not the Bruce Smith that probably comes to mind for many football fans, as they likely first think of the pass rushing maven that played for the NFL's Buffalo Bills during their glory years in the 1990s. This Bruce Smith won two national titles with the Gophers and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

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